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Pregnancy ultrasound at every stage

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Dr Indika Alahakoon and her dedicated team in Bella Vista offer a number of ultrasound services, making use of 2D as well as the latest 3D and 4D technology. Perhaps some of the most exciting scans, pregnancy ultrasounds provide high-quality imaging, at every stage. Not only do pregnancy ultrasounds play…


Diagnostic Ultrasound for Women, By Women

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Dr Indika Alahakoon and her highly trained teams in Bella Vista and Westmead offer a range of ultrasound treatments with a woman’s touch Dr Indika Alahakoon has been delivering babies for over 19 years and is one the finest obstetricians in Australia. She has expanded her knowledge over this time…


Meet Nathaniel: a true gift of God

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When Heidi Shenoda was just 6 weeks pregnant, she started to experience heavy vaginal bleeding. It marked the start of a tumultuous journey with a miraculous ending; a beautiful baby boy named Nathaniel, who truly lives up to his name’s meaning – ‘gift of God’. Given her history of complicated…


Miracle Indika growing from strength to strength

Miracle Indika

Who remembers little ‘Miracle Indika’? Thank you to her mum, Monalysa, for sending these beautiful new pictures! It’s so wonderful to see her looking so healthy and happy after a slightly shaky start to life. In March this year, Dr Indika Alahakoon received an urgent request…


The story behind the smiles; this family is a true miracle!

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Meet Alan, Amanda, Scarlett and Maxwell. They look like a very normal family, but their story is nothing short of a miracle! Dr Indika first met Alan and Amanda in 2014 when they were pregnant with their first child, Scarlett. They had spent eight years trying to conceive and been…


The nutrients you need during pregnancy

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Pregnancy is both an amazing and trying time in a woman’s life. As your body goes through a whole slew of hormonal changes while it miraculously grows another person, it needs all the support it can get to keep both mum and bub healthy! Ideally you would get all the…


Are probiotics safe during pregnancy?

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While they’re certainly nothing new, probiotics have become a buzzword in the healthy living sector recently. But what are they? And are they safe for pregnant women? Let’s take a closer look. What are probiotics? Probiotics are microorganisms living in different foods and supplements which can help to promote and…


The story of Miracle Indika

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Every child is a miracle in their own right, but this beautiful little girl is a Miracle by name, by birth, and by conception. Just over a month ago, the French government contacted Dr Indika Alahakoon asking if she could take on the care of a heavily pregnant Noumean woman…


What to expect from your first visit to your obstetrician

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First of all, what is an obstetrician? An obstetrician is a doctor who specialises in pregnancy, childbirth and women’s reproductive system. Obstetricians take care of you throughout your pregnancy and provide follow-up care once your baby has been born. During your pregnancy, your regular visits to your obstetrician will include:…